Valnøttvafler Dutch Walnut Waffles

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Recipe: #40843

June 03, 2023

Categories: Waffles


Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (254 g)
  • Calories 502.4
  • Total Fat - 30.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 484.9 mg
  • Sodium - 666.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.9 g
  • Sugars - 4.2 g
  • Protein - 24.3 g
  • Calcium - 285.5 mg
  • Iron - 4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Melt the butter.

Step 2

Put the walnuts in a food processor and chop them finely.

Step 3

In a bowl, add nuts, flours, eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt, vanilla and milk.

Step 4


Step 5

Add butter.

Step 6

Stir everything into a smooth and even batter.

Step 7

Let the batter sit for at least 15 minutes before baking.

Step 8

Bake in a hot Pam sprayed waffle iron.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • When selecting the walnuts, look for ones that are fresh and crisp.
  • Be sure to use unsalted butter for this recipe.

  • Substitute almond flour for the whole wheat flour - Almond flour is a great alternative to whole wheat flour as it is gluten-free and provides a nutty flavor. This substitution is beneficial for those who have gluten allergies or sensitivities and would like to add a bit of flavor to the waffles.
  • Substitute coconut oil for the butter - Coconut oil is a healthier alternative to butter and is great for baking. It is a good source of healthy saturated fats and provides a subtle coconut flavor to the waffles. This substitution is beneficial for those who are looking for a healthier option when baking.

Vegan Valnøttvafler Substitute the eggs with 1/4 cup of applesauce, 1/4 cup of vegetable oil, and 1/4 cup of almond milk. Replace the butter with vegan butter and use vegan buttermilk.

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Q: What type of waffle iron should I use?

A: You should use a hot waffle iron that has been sprayed with Pam or another non-stick cooking spray.

Q: How do I make sure my waffle is crispy?

A: To get a crispy waffle, make sure your waffle iron is hot and preheat the batter before pouring it into the iron. Additionally, you can sprinkle some sugar on the batter before cooking it.

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Fun facts:

The Dutch Walnut Waffle is a traditional Dutch dish that dates back to the 1600s. It was popularized by the Dutch Royal Family, who served it to their guests as a special treat.

The recipe for Dutch Walnut Waffles was featured in the cookbook “The Joy of Cooking” by Irma S. Rombauer, which was first published in 1931 and has since become a classic cookbook.